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59th School Raising Day celebrated in Sainik School Balachadi, Jamnagar on 08 July 2020 through online mode. The school was established on 08 July 1961 at Jamnagar and is operational from present location (Balachadi) since 07 Mar 1965.

As a part of School Raising Day celebration, Investiture Ceremony for the academic session 2020-21 was held gracefully through online mode. Lt Gen Asit Mistry, AVSM, SM, VSM, Commandant, National Defence Academy, an alumnus of Sainik School Balachadi was the Chief Guest on this occasion, who attended this event through video conference from National Defence Academy, Kharakwasla, Pune.

The Investiture Ceremony began with the welcome address by the Principal, Gp Capt Ravinder Singh. The Chief Guest conferred appointments to cadets nominated for various School Appointments and House Captains. Cadets were nominated on the basis of holistic qualities which include punctuality, discipline, moral values, academics, Games & sports, positive attitude, leadership qualities so on and so forth, so that they can be role models to their fellow schoolmates. The cadets who are selected as appointments will look after the various curricular and co-curricular activities in the houses and will support the administration for the smooth functioning of the school.

The chief guest during his address congratulated the new appointments and reiterated the need to inculcate leadership qualities among the cadets and urged them to rise up to the expectations of the competitive world to achieve their objectives. He advised cadets that wherever you go, whatever career you pursue always remember and follow the school motto – ‘In pursuit of excellence’. He also said never bother about your future, concentrate on present task and do it with full concentration you will definitely achieve your aim. The Chief Guest shared his experiences of school days in Sainik School Balachadi. He congratulated the staff for their noble deed in making the leaders of the future nation.

He interacted with the cadets recommended for 144th NDA course and with the newly appointed school cadets and answered all their queries.

 Also on this occasion, the cover of ‘Sandeshak 2019-20’ school magazine based on the theme ‘Creativity’ was digitally released and the school documentary was presented during the program.

This was a week-long celebration, earlier Brig RS Rathod, Admiral Dhiren Vig, VSM and Col PP Vyas the proud alumnus of Sainik School Balachadi delivered the motivational lectures through online mode.

The event culminated with the presentation of school song.


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